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The Happy Recruiter as a Magnet for Talent

The job market is experiencing beautiful, but unfortunately very hard times. As discussed already a dozen of times: the war for talent is raging on and recruitment and retention are back on the agenda according to various reports. This means that having over 30 open vacancies today is more of a generality than an exception and HR people feel that they are under pressure all the time. And then we don’t even talk about the limitations under which they have to work: high pressure, not enough budget, ATS that already didn’t work in 2013 and hiring managers that READ MORE

Trends that will shape your recruitment strategy in 2018

You may have already noticed the subtle changes in your company, like your boss giving you a little bit more space so you can focus better and be more productive, him asking about your wellbeing and wanting to know more about you as a person instead of seeing you as an employee. 2017 has been the year of people engagement and people analytics. But now that 2017 has passed, it’s time to think about the recruitment trends that are going to shape 2018. As a matter of fact, LinkedIn recently published their ‘Global Recruiting Trends 2018 Report' with the READ MORE

Digital Transformation: the costs of falling behind

The discussion about digital transformation has reached its peak this year, and not embracing it is not an option anymore for companies who want to stay relevant. The biggest challenge to overcome is the need to rethink your business and adapt your processes to try and stay ahead of the curve. Hence, you need to weigh the consequences of falling behind. Will you be able to keep your business running in a digital world and meet customer needs without providing them with a digital experience? This is a question every company has to ask themselves, no matter what sector they READ MORE

Happiness :  the secret ingredient to your company’s success

Here’s a question: what do Mars, The Adecco Group, Cisco, AbbVie and Hilton have in common? They are all multinationals active in Europe you may say. True, but what about if you’re looking at this list of companies from a HR perspective? Happiness. More specific: employees’ happiness. These 5 companies make up for the Best Workplaces in Europe. All humans want to be happy — it’s the way we’re built — and now science has caught up. A huge body of evidence tells us that happy is literally better. Happy people and organisations are far more successful than READ MORE

HR tech: time for an upgrade?

In a world where digitalisation is on the rise; the need for organisations to think forward and innovate their organisation processes has become more and more important. HR departments are continuously looking for newer and more user-friendly software programs to facilitate their recruiting processes. Customers, suppliers and especially employees are expecting more of the company they work with, especially in terms of adapting their processes to the latest technology trends. While many companies have started to realise the benefits that can be derived from good HR tech, some are still unable to put the resources in place to take advantage READ MORE